Horses

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Partnerships provide push for new Milwaukee Urban Stables

Published April 30, 2019

On Tuesday morning, when a group of dignitaries pokes shovels into the earth to kick off construction of the new Milwaukee Urban Stables along the Kinnickinnic River on the South Side, it is breaking ground in more than just a literal sense.

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MKE Urban Stables prepares to break ground in Bay View

Published April 25, 2019

MKE Urban Stables, reportedly the first facility in the country to augment a police mounted patrol headquarters with equine-assisted therapy and community engagement programs, will break ground with a ceremony on Tuesday, April 30 at 9:30 a.m.

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Kentucky Derby Day guide, 2017

Published May 6, 2017

Who needs to go to Kentucky when there's a Milwaukee version of Derby Day? No matter what part of the city you live in, we've got a place for you to celebrate. Check it out!

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The night Reitman introduced me to a music legend

Published Jan. 3, 2017

The years erode my ability to recall what concert four of us from WSUW, the college radio station, drove to Milwaukee to see. I don't know who or where or how I even paid for a ticket. But what I do remember about that night was amazing.

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Geek out at Medieval Times

Published May 27, 2016

My family and I decided to head to Schaumburg, Ill., this past weekend to visit Medieval Times, one of nine locations in the chain, to find out - among other things - what would happen if we asked for a fork. Turns out, 'twas a beauteous adventure and better food experience than expected.

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Gala of the Royal Horses prances into the BMO Harris Bradley Center

Published July 10, 2015

There are plenty of cultural festivals happening in Milwaukee this weekend, and The Gala of the Royal Horses is no exception. This unique event - celebrating showmanship, Spanish and Austrian cultural heritage and, above all, horses - is part of a global tour three years in the making, produced by Rene Gasser and his team, El Caballo Blanco.

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6 distinctive Milwaukee smells

Published May 15, 2015

Milwaukee is - and has always been - a town with many olfactory offerings. Here are six strong ones.